Tuesday 7 July 2009

Manchester Clarion Cafe - 50a Market Street 1908-1936

Picture of the Clarion Cafe (left), 50 Market Street, Manchester circa 1927.
Address sometimes confused as 30 but can confirm 50 and/or 50a

The Clarion cafe was once the hub of the Labour Movement in Manchester.

The Manchester Clarion Cafe was opened by Robert Blatchford, Editor of the Clarion on the 31st October 1908.

See early posting for more details of the interior of the Manchester Clarion Cafe.

The Peoples History Museum (Pumphouse) Bridge Street, Manchester M3 has a Cafe called The Clarion Café